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Okra Seafood Gumbo Recipe

Okra Seafood Gumbo is a great recipe to make for Mardi Gras. Of course, you shouldn't limit it to just this party. Rather, it should me made at any time of the year.

Okra Seafood Gumbo Ingredients:

  • 2 lb. shrimp, shelled, deveined, cooked

  • 2 Tablespoons flour

  • 3 Tablespoons butter

  • 1 lb. okra, sliced

  • 1 onion, minced

  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped

  • 2 cups stewed tomatoes

  • 2 quarts water

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 can oysters, with liquid

  • 1 package frozen crab meat

  • 1/4 teaspoon tobasco sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 cups rice, cooked

How to make Okra Seafood Gumbo :

  1. In a large pot, combine butter, onion, green pepper and flour.

  2. Begin to cook.

  3. Add stewed tomatoes, and bring to near a boil.

  4. Add water and salt.

  5. Simmer for 20 minutes.

  6. Add shrimp and oysters.

  7. Continue to simmer for 15 more minutes.

  8. Add tobasco, Worcestershire and crab meat.

  9. Simmer another 15 minutes.

  10. Serve hot over cooked rice.

Recipe Tip: Don't hesitate to experiment. Try  including additional seafoods, as available.

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